On this day: 26 September
- 26 September 2012 08:32
- Posted by Mark Booth
Looking back through the history books for the events, signings and memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history.
Tuesday 26th September 2000
George Weah scores twice for City to force a tricky League Cup second leg tie at Priestfield. The Gills, who took a 1-1 draw from the first leg push City all the way but with the scores level at 2-2 after 90 minutes, the game moves into extra time.
Paul Dickov and Mark Kennedy score in the final seven minutes to send Joe Royle’s men into the next round.
Wednesday 26th September 1956
Manchester United are forced to relocate for their European games because Old Trafford is yet to install floodlights. This leads to Maine Road becoming the first English ground to stage European football when the Reds use the stadium as their ‘home’ ground to take on Anderlecht.